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Andrew McCathie

Andrew McCathie is a a freelance journalist based in Berlin

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  • Testing times for Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is paying a high political price for spearheading a European Union deal with Turkey aimed at stemming the flow of refugees from the Middle East to Germany and northern Europe. The deal, which is based on Ankara taking back refugees arriving in Greece from Turkey, has sparked widespread criticism across Europe with the agreement seen as providing Turkey’s autocratic president Recep Tayyip Erdogan with leverage over the EU. The result has been to send Ms Merkel’s p